Didi, SoftBank set up taxi-hailing joint venture in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. have set up a joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan. The …


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5 Places to Visit If You Only Have 1 Day in Osaka, Japan

Osaka is one of the busiest cities in Japan and is perhaps most well known for its metropolitan landscape, towering Osaka Castle and street food. …


Hotel Review - Mitsui Garden Hotel Osaka Yodoyabashi - Japan

In my brief time travelling through the Japanese city of Osaka, I chose to stay at the Mitsui Garden Hotel Osaka Yodoyabashi. A low-key boutique …


Obesity and inflammation -- A deadly combination for prostate cancer

Osaka University-led study shows how a high-fat diet and systemic inflammation contribute to prostate cancer progression<p>Osaka - Inflammation and …



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Brain function partly replicated by nanomaterials

The brain requires surprisingly little energy to adapt to the environment to learn, make ambiguous recognitions, have high recognition ability and …

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New approach to treating infectious diseases as an alternative to antibiotics

Osaka University-led researchers clarified how pathogenic E. coli bacteria attached to the host intestinal epithelium. They revealed that type IV …


Brian Lake could be released on Friday as details remain scarce over Osaka arrest

Former AFL player Rick Olarenshaw says he’s concerned for his friend Brian Lake, who was arrested in Osaka after an alleged incident in a …


Molecular Network Model [image]

Molecular Network Model (image)<p>Osaka University<p><b>Disclaimer:</b> AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to …


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Cats run for cover seconds before an earthquake strikes in Japan

Feline intuition: Cats at daycare center run for cover seconds BEFORE an earthquake strikes in Japan<p><b>Incredible footage was filmed in Osaka, Japan</b> …


Smash Osaka Feat. Khen

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Mari and Naomi Osaka Could Be the Next Venus and Serena Williams

The Osaka sisters—Naomi and Mari—are two tennis sisters to watch. Like Venus and Serena Williams before them, Naomi Osaka and Mari Osaka have been playing tennis since childhood, and Naomi has made it all the way to the tournaments at Wimbledon 2018.<p>Though Naomi has just been shockingly knocked out …


Magical Trip's Bar Hopping Food Tour Overview: What's unique about each tour?

Big thanks to our guests! Magical Trip now rolled out bar hopping food tours in major cities and areas in Japan. For that reason, we sometimes get …


Tennis: Seeded 11th, Kerber becomes standard bearer in top half of Wimbledon draw

LONDON (Reuters) - Even in her wildest dreams 11th seed Angelique Kerber could not have imagined that by the end of the first week of this year's Wimbledon, she would be the highest ranked player left in the top half of the women's draw.<p>But after six days of non-stop destruction of the women's …


'If Naomi wants to be the best, she must beat the best,' says Osaka's coach Sascha Bajin

While Naomi Osaka has disclosed she sometimes channels Serena Williams, the Japanese's coach Sascha Bajin has told <b></b> how he would rather …


Angelique Kerber dismisses Naomi Osaka in 63 minutes at Wimbledon as Centre Court stands bare

Angelique Kerber dismisses Naomi Osaka in 63 minutes at Wimbledon as Centre Court stands bare due to fans leaving to watch England beat</b> …


Kerber cruises past Osaka to make Wimbledon fourth round

<b>WIMBLEDON, Great Britain</b> -- No.11 seed and 2016 Wimbledon finalist Angelique Kerber of Germany made swift passage back into the fourth round at SW19, …


Wimbledon 2018 Live Blog: Osaka v Kerber

Follow all the action live with WTA Insider as Naomi Osaka takes on Angelique Kerber for a place in the fourth round at Wimbledon.

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After a total of seven trips, one would think our team is done with Osaka. We have written more than two dozens of articles featuring the city, its …


5 Things You'll Want To Do In Umeda, Osaka

Umeda - Ideal Lodging and Great Shopping in OsakaⒸ Osaka Convention & Tourism BureauThe area of <b>Umeda</b> refers to the northern part of the Osaka …


Angelique Kerber vs Naomi Osaka: Wimbledon third round preview and prediction

<i>(</i><i>Photo credit: Angelique Kerber)</i><p>In what promises to be an engaging battle, Angelique Kerber, a finalist at Wimbledon in 2016, takes on Indian Wells …


Hope for development of materials for 3-D displays and medical applications

Chiral molecules are mirror images of one another. They are non-superimposable and play a crucial role in advanced materials and technologies. …


Spirited Katie Boulter falls to 18th seed Naomi Osaka at Wimbledon

Katie Boulter suffered a straight sets loss but gave a good account of herself against Naomi Osaka as she was eliminated from Wimbledon.<p>The …


Japan's Takeda to sell Osaka headquarters, could raise 60 billion yen: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (4502.T) is selling its Osaka headquarters amid concerns over its finances due to its $62 billion deal to buy London-listed Shire Plc (SHP.L), the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co's logo is seen at …


New art installation points the way to SF’s 19 sister cities

Sign can be found near the Powell Street cable car turnaround<p>The city recently installed a large, multi-pronged signpost near the Powell Street Station in Union Square, featuring the names of all of San Francisco’s sister cities and pointing in the direction of each, along with the number of miles …

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Takeda to sell Osaka headquarters over financial concerns related to Shire buy

Amidst concerns over financial indigestion related to its $62B acquisition of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG), Takeda Pharmaceutical (OTCPK:TKPYY) plans to …